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Featured television series on Ireland Am

Baby's Bedtime Basics Here are the links from my new television sleep series on TV3's Ireland Am show. We will be following the sleep learning process of 14 month old Nathan and throughout the weeks will also be we will also be addressing other sleep issues that parents experience.   1: If your baby isn't sleeping properly it can have a detrimental effect on the family we kick off a brand new series to help your baby sleep better, by

TV3’s The Morning Show

Follow this link to catch up with me on  TV3's The Morning Show, joined by a past client Sinead who had struggled with her sleep.    http://www.tv3.ie/3player/show/155/66884/1/The-Morning-Show

Travelling and Sleep with Young Children

It’s that time of year again when parents can look forward to having a break from work and home and set off somewhere with their young children to enjoy some sun (hopefully), but more importantly some downtime. There are lots of considerations when travelling with smallies and you don’t want to go somewhere that takes too long to get there or is too hot or cold. You may need to consider the accommodation, the distance to conveniences, elevators, kiddies

Time Change -Spring 2013

I get a lot of requests at this time of year about the clocks going forward. I have to say that I don’t find this time change as punishing as the clocks going back and for those of you whose children wake on the early side this can be a bonus. However, it can take a few days and as long as a week, for their body to adjust to a different mood lighting caused by losing an hour

The Irish Independent

For those of you who missed it, here is my article from The Irish Independent Mothers & Babies Magazine mothers and babies

Ireland AM Television Appearance

http://www.tv3.ie/videos.php?video=52027&locID=1.65.74&date=2012-08-17&date_mode=&page=5&show_cal=2&newspanel=&showspanel=&web_only=&full_episodes=  

Time Change Sleeping Tips

Time Change Sleeping Tips   It‘s that time of year again and the clocks going back strike fear into the heart of all parents that have struggled with their children’s sleep especially if your little one is prone to waking up to start the day too early or you have only recently managed to solve some of the sleep issues that you have been having.  At this time of year I get lots of questions from frantic parents wanting

Womans Way-Early Rising

Here's a hot topic among parents-early rising..have a look at some of my suggestions from Womans Way June 2012 womans way 040612

10 Sleep Super Foods

We had a busy day on facebook this week with our count down of sleep super foods, I have put together the list for those of you who want to print it off and keep for future reference.. sleep super foods

Sleep Tips Coffee Am For 96fm Radiothon

Sleep Tips Coffee Morning- What Every Parent Needs to Know!  In aid of Cork’s 96 FM Radiothon, raising funds to support cancer services in Cork. at The East Village Bar, Restaurant & Hotel, Douglas, Cork on Thursday 24th May 2012 10-11.30am. All welcome. In aid of Cork’s 96 FM Radiothon, raising funds to support cancer services in Cork. Hosted by Lucy Wolfe, CGSC, MAPSC, Paediatric Sleep Consultant and mum of four young children, specialising in infant and child sleep

MATERNITY AND INFANT MAGAZINE

maternity and infant 031_060_m&i_FM_ISS31 24 031_060_m&i_FM_ISS31 25 I was delighted to contribute this article for Maternity and Infant Magazine February/March 2012. If you missed it, here it is. Enjoy

THE IRISH TIMES INTERVIEW

p1 p2 I am thrilled to have my work featured in The Irish Times, Health Plus Supplement on Tuesday 8th November 2011....Read all about it...

THE IRISH DAILY MAIL INTERVIEW

030.IRE.25.V0   035.IRE.25.V0 (1)   For those of you who missed it or want to have another read-interview with Joe McNamee and how I helped 15 month Isabel to sleep through the night!!!

96FM RADIO INTERVIEW

09_49_26 You can listen to part of the interview here... I ve had a huge response following my interview with Neil Predeville earlier this week. Thanks to all the staff for their support and goodwill, and thanks to all the listeners who are so pleased that this resource is now available for the tired families.

Time Change Sleeping Tips

Time Change Sleeping Tips   It‘s that time of year again and the clocks going back strike fear into the heart of all parents that have struggled with their children’s sleep especially if your little one is prone to waking up to start the day too early or you have only recently managed to solve some of the sleep issues that you have been having.  At this time of year I get lots of questions from frantic parents wanting

Getting Baby to Sleep

  For Getting Baby to Sleep, Sticking to a Plan Is What Counts   The New York Times   By DAN HURLEY   Published: December 12, 2006   After years of colicky debate over which method is best for getting babies to fall asleep by themselves, experts have a soothing new message: just about all the techniques work, so pick one you are comfortable with and stick with it.   Despite their apparent differences, most of the behavioral approaches

Sleep Tips For New Dads

SLEEP TIPS FOR NEW DADs Featured on www.dad.ie After you are handed your precious bundle of joy, the journey begins and often we know very little about how to put our babies to sleep or how to define realistic expectations about sleep and if we don’t foster good sleep habits early on it can become a real household problem. What a lot of us don’t realise is that sleep is a learned skill, and we have to teach our

Solve your Problems in a Parent Workshop. New Dates Announced;

I am pleased to announce some workshop dates for parent's struggling with their children's sleep. Glanworth Community Centre-15th October-Places limited contact me for more information South Douglas Road, Cork-22nd October--Places limited contact me for booking information Fully Booked-Contact me for future dates [borderbox] Sleep Success Parent Workshop Just €75 per family. Sleep Matters Questionnaire This workshop provides a comfortable environment where a group of parents can get together and learn how to gently solve their child’s sleep problems. You

Bedtime Habits May Cause ADHD-Like Behaviour to Children

A new study published in the American Journal of Family Therapy showed for the first time a direct link between bedtime routines and behavior that mimics Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children. The findings propose that of the over 5 million children who are now being treated with ADHD medication, a majority may be suffering from Faux-ADHD, a disorder linked to irregular bedtimes and bed sharing, and does not require medication. The study, consisting of 704 parents of

Knowing When (and how) to Ask For Help

One of my fellow Gentle Sleep Coachs wrote this recently and I thought that I would share with you as I think it will resonate with many... In my line of work, I keep meeting parents who say either, "where were you 5 years ago", "I should have called you 3 months ago", and "I thought I could go it alone". This piece is not a big I TOLD YOU SO nor is it a plug for my business.